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PLKLFC students were awarded the 2nd Runner Up in the Space Science Experiment Design Competition for Hong Kong Secondary School Students

(4J) Hau Pak Chuen, (4J) Ho Long Fung Marcus, (4J) Ma Tsz Kiu, and (4J) Shi Pok Lai were awarded the 2nd Runner Up in the Space Science Experiment Design Competition for Hong Kong Secondary School Students. The topic of our school’s project is “Chaotic or Predictable? Oscillation of a Double Pendulum Under Weightlessness Condition”.

The Space Science Experiment Design Competition for Hong Kong Secondary School Students was jointly organized by the Home Affairs Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and China Manned Space Agency. The competition aims to enhance local secondary students’ understanding of China’s advances in aerospace science and foster a culture of innovation in Hong Kong. It was launched in October 2014, the competition encouraged secondary students across the territory to design experiments that are feasible for being conducted in space. A total of 70 entries were received from 286 students in 47 secondary schools.

The important dates for the competition and the related photos:

14 October, 2014 (Tue)

Kick off ceremony and open for application


Space Science Experiments Workshops

27 February, 2015 (Fri)

1st Round Submission Deadline

25-28 March, 2015

Technical Guidance to shortlisted entries


Ms. HUANG Wei-fen(first left of the front), Deputy Chief Designer, Astronaut Center of China, was providing valuable guidance on the students’ experiment model.

11 May, 2015 (Mon)

Final Round Submission Deadline

Hau Pak Chuen(left),  Shi Pok Lai(right)
Ma Tsz Kiu(left),  Ho Long Fung Marcus(right)

After technical guidance, students were modifying the model and writing the final report for the assessment interview.

21 May, 2015 (Thu)

Assessment interview of shortlisted entries

23 May, 2015 (Sat)

Awards Presentation Ceremony

The Acting Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam(1st left), and the Deputy Chief Designer of the China Manned Space Program, Mr Zheng Min(1st right), were presenting the award to our students.(Starting from the 2nd on the right, Ho Long Fung, Hau Pak Chuen, Ma Tsz Kiu and Shi Pok Lai.)


Ms. HUANG Wei-fen(centre), Deputy Chief Designer, Astronaut Center of China, and our students.


Other photos related to the ceremony:



The prize (Model of TG-1 / SZ-10)







The newspaper clippings:

Metro Daily 18/06/2015(Thu)

Sing Tao Daily 18/06/2015(Thu)


More photos here


PLKLFC students’ space-science project is carried onboard Tiangong-2


On 15th September 2016, the China Space Laboratory, Tiangong-2(天宮二號)was launched. It can support astronauts to stay 30 days in space and conduct more than 40 space experiments, including the three winning space-science projects from Space Science Experiment Design Competition for Hong Kong Secondary School Students in 2015. Congratulations to PLKLFC students whose project, Oscillation of a Double Pendulum Under Weightlessness Condition, is carried onboard Tiangong-2 and going to be demonstrated.


Here are the links for the related news:

見證神十一升空 港生:好犀利!

無綫新聞 - 港生科學實驗設計將隨神州十一號載人飛船升空:http://news.tvb.com/local/57f132836db28c4201068400/

行政長官網誌 - 香港中學生的實驗飛天: http://www.ceo.gov.hk/chi/blog/blog20161002.html










Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 10:56